Archive for March, 2016

Jeremy Lin calls out Oscars host Chris Rock: ‘Tired of it being ‘cool’ and ‘OK’ to bash Asians’

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

Jeremy Lin called out Chris Rock on Monday for his joke about Asian stereotypes, one the Oscars host made while preaching diversity at the Academy Awards. Rock told the crowd Sunday night: “As always, the results of tonight’s Academy Awards have been tabulated by the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. They sent us their most dedicated, […]

Asian-Americans Await Possible Supreme Court Nominee

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

LOS ANGELES— Two immigrants from Asia are possible nominees for the Supreme Court. The Asian American community are eagerly awaiting President Barack Obama’s announcement. “Asians in general are becoming more involved in the political system as judiciary members of the bench, so it really is just a testament of the times for Asians to now […]

CEOs in the Making: The Youngest Asian-Americans in Tech

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

Grace Xiao is taking an indefinite leave of absence from Harvard. As the founder of Kynplex, a start-up conceived as the LinkedIn for scientific innovation, Xiao, 21, is leaving Boston on a Thiel Fellowship, a prestigious program that offers entrepreneurial students $100,000 to drop out of school for two years to work on their startups. […]